About Jenn

Jenn Hollmeyer writes and paints in the Chicago area. She won the 2019 Katherine Anne Porter Prize in Short Fiction for her story collection, Orders of Protection (University of North Texas Press). She was also a finalist for the 2015 Prairie Schooner Book Prize, and a past prizewinner in The Missouri Review’s Art of Omission Contest and the Bevel Summers Short Short Fiction Award competition. Jenn’s stories and essays have appeared in AGNI Online, Shenandoah, West Branch WiredPost Road, Salamander, Meridian, and other journals. She is a founding editor of Fifth Wednesday Journal and holds an MFA in writing and literature from Bennington College. She earned her undergrad degrees in journalism and studio art at UNC-Chapel Hill, near her hometown of Raleigh. Jenn is currently seeking representation for her first novel.

Contact Jenn at jenn (dot) hollmeyer (at) gmail (dot) com.